κακανδρίᾳ: a word not found elsewhere, except in Rhes. 814.— σέ, φίλτατ᾽ Αἴας: the place of the pronoun is emphatic: ‘thee’—for whom I would gladly have died. τὰ σὰ … θανόντος: cp. Eur. Hec. 430“θανούσης ὄμμα” “συγκλείσει τὸ σόν.” κράτη, royal prerogatives, as in O. T. 237, Ant. 173.— δόμους: cp. El. 651“δόμους Ἀτρειδῶν σκῆπτρά τ᾽ ἀμφέπειν τάδε”.
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